It remains one of Adelaide’s most iconic nightclubs, although it’s been closed since 2017.

Now, Gouger Street’s Mars Bar is set to open its doors again, but it won’t be a nightclub.

The former gay club, which ran on Gouger Street for around four decades, will be reinvented as something entirely different, although the people behind the new Mars Bar vow to ensure that the venue remains faithful to its history.

Hear Jodie and Soda reveal what is set to become of the Mars Bar (and hear the story about how Soda used to be sponsored by the club when he was playing footy for Sturt):